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A Connecticut Photo Shop Is Staying Relevant In An Iphone World

Not so long ago film cameras were all the rage. You took your shots, and got your film developed. With smartphones now, things have changed dramatically for camera shops. In the 1960’s, here were maybe 30 or 40 camera shops in the state, now just three or four. Milford Photo is one of those survivors, Read more…

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“120 Years” Documentary About Wrongly Accused Man

Three Yale University students have produced a documentary called “120 Years.” It is the story of Scott Lewis, of New Haven, Connecticut. He was sentenced to life in prison for felony double murder. Murders he did not commit. Lewis ended up serving 20 years. He went into prison when he was 29 and came out when Read more…

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Victoria Negri’s “Gold Star” Film

Victoria Negri is a 30-year old filmmaker from New Haven. She wrote, directed, produced, and acted in her first feature-length movie called “Gold Star.” Even though she was a novice, she managed to cast Oscar-nominated actor, Robert Vaughn as the star. Negri’s movie would be Vaughn’s last screen appearance, he passed shortly after it was made. The film Read more…

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Hartford Filmmaker, Rashad Frett

Rashad Frett of Hartford served the country as an Army Medic. His unit was called to New York City on 9-11. Just hours after two planes hit the twin towers, he was in a helicopter flying over the enormous smoking debris field. He was just 20-years old then and seeing utter devastation in America. He Read more…

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Connecticut Filmmakers Debut “You And Me” – The Movie

    Two former Quinnipiac University film students  have just released their feature film documentary called “You and Me.” It took them 4-years to shoot in Australia. It started as a senior project at Quinnipiac. They shot 600 hours of footage and maxed out multiple credit cards to get the film made. In April of 2016, Read more…

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Dick Cavett to Receive The First “Spirit Of Katharine Hepburn Award”

The ‪Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center will hold its annual Summer Gala Saturday August 27th, 2016 on the historic Old Saybrook Town Green. In addition to fantastic eats and fabulous music and dancing, the inaugural Spirit of Katharine Hepburn Award will be presented as a graceful statuette sculpted in the likeness of Katharine Hepburn by Kimberly Read more…

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And The Oscar Goes To….Art Carney

 In 1975 actor Art Carney won an Oscar for the best performance by an actor for the movie “Harry And Tonto.” That year he was up against Albert Finney for the “Orient Express,” Dustin Hoffman for “Lenny,” Jack Nicholson in “Chinatown,” Al Pacino in “The Godfather, Part II.”               Read more…

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Stunning Art Deco Warner Theatre

Warner Theatre in Torrington, Connecticut, figure out a date and go see it. This is a 1,700 seat stunner, reminds me of Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Built in 1931 by Warner Brothers, it first opened as a movie palace. Some who have written about it thru the years called it “Connecticut’s Read more…

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